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3D Printing Automotive Market by Technology (SLA, SLS, FDM, EBM, LOM, 3DIP), Materials (Metals, Polymers), Application (Prototyping & Tooling, R&D, Manufacturing), and Region - Global Trends and Forecast to 2020

3D Printing Automotive Market by Technology (SLA, SLS, FDM, EBM, LOM, 3DIP), Materials (Metals, Polymers), Application (Prototyping & Tooling, R&D, Manufacturing), and Region - Global Trends and Forecast to 2020

The 3D printing market for automotive is estimated to be 3.49 million kilograms in 2015, and is projected to grow to 11.53 million kilograms by 2020, at a CAGR of 26.99%.

Automotive OEMs have begun adopting 3D printing for rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, R&D, and manufacturing complex components. OEMs have a wide range of 3D printing materials to choose from, including metals, alloys, polymers, glass, and composites. The choice of material largely depends on the application. For instance, if an OEM wants to prototype a dashboard for a car, they could use thermoplastic as a print material, as it would offer more flexibility and rigidity, and if they want to prototype an engine component, they could 3D print on steel, which offers a high tolerance to temperature and pressure. Additionally, 3D printing in automotive reduces the time taken to prototype, the length of the supply chain, the cost of prototyping, and raw material wastage; these are also key drivers of the 3D printing in automotive market. Factors restricting the growth of the 3D printing in automotive market are lack of standardization of the control process and fluctuations in the availability and cost of print materials.

This report segments the 3D printing market for automotive on the basis of technology [stereolithography (SLA), laser sintering, electron beam melting (EBM), fused disposition modeling (FDM), laminated object manufacturing (LOM), three dimensional inkjet printing (3IDP), and other technologies], material [polymers, metals/alloys, and others (glass, ceramics, wood, composites)], application [prototyping and tooling, R&D and innovation, manufacturing complex components and others (customization, personalization, aftermarket)], and 3D printer market.

The report classifies and defines the 3D printing market for automotive, in terms of volume and value. Market size, in terms of volume, is provided in thousand kilograms from 2013 to 2020, while the market size, by value, is provided in terms of USD Million.

The 3D printing market for automotive in Europe is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR, by value, of 30.29% from 2015 to 2020.

The report also provides a comprehensive review of market drivers, restraints, opportunities, challenges, and key issues in the 3D printing market for automotive. Apart from analyzing the quantitative aspects of the market, the report also covers qualitative aspects, such as the value chain analysis and Porter’s Five Forces analysis.

The 3D printing market for automotive is dominated by a few major players, such as 3D Systems (U.S.), Stratasys (U.S.), Optomec (U.S.), ExOne (U.S.), and Arcam (Sweden). The key strategies adopted by these market players are mergers & acquisitions, new product development, and expansion.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKETS DEFINITION
    • MARKET SCOPE
    • MARKETS COVERED
      • YEARS CONSIDERED IN THE REPORT
    • CURRENCY
    • LIMITATION
    • STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
    • SECONDARY DATA
      • KEY SECONDARY SOURCES
      • KEY DATA FROM SECONDARY SOURCES
    • PRIMARY DATA
      • SAMPLING TECHNIQUES & DATA COLLECTION METHODS
      • PRIMARY PARTICIPANTS
    • MARKET ESTIMATION
      • TOP-DOWN APPROACH
      • DATA TRIANGULATION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • EVOLUTION OF 3D PRINTING
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • ATTRACTIVE MARKET OPPORTUNITIES IN 3D PRINTING MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE
    • STEREO LITHOGRAPHY (SLA) TECHNOLOGY PROJECTED TO DOMINATE THE MARKET AMONG OTHER TECHNOLOGIES FROM 2015 TO 2020 (USD MILLION)
    • PROTOTYPING & TOOLING APPLICATION TO DOMINATE THE 3D AUTOMOTIVE PRINTING MARKET IN TERMS OF VALUE
    • EUROPE & ASIA-PACIFIC REGIONS TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING MARKETS IN TERMS OF VALUE FOR 3D PRINTING IN AUTOMOTIVE
    • POLYMERS WILL CONTINUE TO BE THE MOST PREFERRED MATERIAL FOR 3D PRINTING BECAUSE OF ITS LIGHTWEIGHT (2020)
    • ASIA-PACIFIC REGIONS IS PROJECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR IN TERMS OF 3D PRINTER SALES FOR AUTOMOTIVE
    • PRODUCT MAPPING
    • CUSTOMER MAPPING
      • Table CUSTOMER MAPPING
  • OVERVIEW OF 3D PRINTER MARKET
    • INTRODUCTION
    • OVERVIEW OF GLOBAL 3D PRINTER SALES
      • Table GLOBAL: 3D PRINTER MARKET, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (`000 UNITS)
      • Table GLOBAL: 3D PRINTER MARKET, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD BILLION)
    • AUTOMOTIVE 3D PRINTER MARKET
      • Table AUTOMOTIVE: 3D PRINTER MARKET, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (`000 UNITS)
      • Table AUTOMOTIVE: 3D PRINTER MARKET, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD BILLION)
  • CURRENT & FUTURE APPLICATION OF 3D PRINTING IN AUTOMOTIVE
    • INTRODUCTION
    • IMPACT OF 3D PRINTING ON AUTOMOTIVE
    • APPLICATION OF 3D PRINTING IN AUTOMOTIVE: CURRENT & FUTURE
      • CURRENT COMPONENTS
      • FUTURE COMPONENTS
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MARKET SEGMENTATION
      • BY TECHNOLOGY
      • BY MATERIAL
      • BY APPLICATION
      • BY REGION
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
      • RESTRAINTS
      • OPPORTUNITIES
      • CHALLENGES
    • BURNING ISSUE
      • MANUFACTURERS VS. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS & COPYRIGHT ISSUES
    • PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
      • THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS
      • THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES
      • BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS
      • BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS
      • INTENSITY OF RIVALRY
    • VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS
    • EXPIRATION OF KEY PATENTS
    • 3D PRINTING & GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN
  • 3D PRINTING MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY APPLICATION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table GLOBAL: 3D PRINTING MARKET FOR AUTOMOBILE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • PROTOTYPING & TOOLING
      • Table PROTOTYPING & TOOLING: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY COMPONENTS, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT & INNOVATION
      • Table RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, &INNOVATION: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY COMPONENTS, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • MANUFACTURING COMPLEX COMPONENTS
      • Table MANUFACTURING COMPLEX COMPONENTS: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY COMPONENTS, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • OTHER APPLICATIONS
      • Table OTHER APPLICATIONS: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY COMPONENTS, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • GLOBAL 3D PRINTING MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY TECHNOLOGY
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table GLOBAL: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • STEREOLITHOGRAPHY
        • Table STEREOLITHOGRAPHY: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • SELECTIVE LASER SINTERING
        • Table LASER SINTERING: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • ELECTRON BEAM MELTING (EBM)
        • Table EBM: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • FUSED DISPOSITION MODELING
        • Table FDM: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • LAMINATED OBJECT MANUFACTURING
        • Table LOM: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • THREE DIMENSIONAL INJECT PRINTING
        • Table 3DIP: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • OTHERS
        • Table OTHER TECHNOLOGIES: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • 3D PRINTING MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table GLOBAL: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2020 (`000 KGS)
      • Table GLOBAL: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • METALS
        • Table METALS: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (`000 KGS)
        • Table METALS: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • POLYMER
        • Table POLYMER: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (`000 KGS)
        • Table POLYMER: 3D PRINTING MARKET VALUE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • OTHERS
        • Table OTHERS: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (`000 KGS)
        • Table OTHERS: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2013-2020(USD MILLION)
  • 3D PRINTING MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table GLOBAL: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2015-2020 ('000 KG)
      • Table GLOBAL: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • ASIA-PACIFIC
      • PEST ANALYSIS
    • EUROPE
      • PEST ANALYSIS
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • PEST ANALYSIS
    • ROW
      • PEST ANALYSIS
    • ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING MARKET FOR AUTTOMOTIVE, BY COUNTRY
      • INTRODUCTION
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY COUNTRY 2015-2020 ('000 KGS)
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY COUNTRY 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • JAPAN
        • Table JAPAN: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 ('000 KGS)
        • Table JAPAN: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • CHINA
        • Table CHINA: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 ('000 KGS)
        • Table CHINA: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • INDIA
        • Table INDIA: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 ('000 KGS)
        • Table INDIA: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • SOUTH KOREA
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 ('000 KGS)
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • EUROPE: 3D PRINTING MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY COUNTRY
      • INTRODUCTION
        • Table EUROPE: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY COUNTRY 2015-2020 ('000 KGS)
        • Table EUROPE: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY COUNTRY 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • GERMANY
        • Table GERMANY: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 ('000 KGS)
        • Table GERMANY: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • U.K.
        • Table U.K.: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 ('000 KGS)
        • Table U.K.: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • ITALY
        • Table ITALY: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 ('000 KGS)
        • Table ITALY: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • FRANCE
        • Table FRANCE: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 ('000 KGS)
        • Table FRANCE: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • SPAIN
        • Table SPAIN: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 ('000 KGS)
        • Table SPAIN: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • NORTH AMERICA: 3D PRINTING MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY COUNTRY
      • INTRODUCTION
        • Table NORTH AMERICA: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY COUNTRY 2015-2020 ('000 KGS)
        • Table NORTH AMERICA: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY COUNTRY 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • U.S.
        • Table U.S.: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 ('000 KGS)
        • Table U.S.: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • CANADA
        • Table CANADA: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 ('000 KGS)
        • Table CANADA: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • MEXICO
        • Table MEXICO: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 ('000 KGS)
        • Table MEXICO: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • ROW: 3D PRINTING MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY COUNTRY
      • INTRODUCTION
        • Table ROW: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY COUNTRY 2015-2020 ('000 KGS)
        • Table ROW: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY COUNTRY 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BRAZIL
        • Table BRAZIL: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 ('000 KGS)
        • Table BRAZIL: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • RUSSIA
        • Table RUSSIA: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 ('000 KGS)
        • Table RUSSIA: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • OTHERS
        • Table OTHERS: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 ('000 KGS)
        • Table OTHERS: 3D PRINTING MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY MATERIAL 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • 3D PRINTING FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS : CASE STUDIES
    • BAYERISCHE MOTOR WORKS
    • KOENIGSEGG
      • Table KOENIGSEGG: DIFFERENCE IN COST & TIME AFTER USING 3D PRINTER
    • JAGUAR LAND ROVER
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS, 3D PRINTING MARKET
    • COMPETITIVE SITUATION AND TRENDS
    • NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
      • Table NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, 2013-2015
    • EXPANSIONS
      • Table EXPANSIONS, 2014-2015
    • MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
      • Table MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS, 2014-2015
    • AGREEMENTS/JOINT VENTURES/PARTNERSHIPS
      • Table AGREEMENTS/JOINT VENTURES /PARTNERSHIPS, 2015
    • BUYING CRITERIA
      • PRODUCT RELATED CRITERIA:
      • OTHER BUYING CRITERIA:
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • INTRODUCTION
    • 3D SYSTEMS CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • AUTODESK
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • ARCAM AB
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • STRATASYS INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • VOXELJET AG
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • EXONE
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • HOGANAS AB
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • OPTOMEC INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • LOCAL MOTORS
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • PONOKO LTD
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
  • APPENDIX
    • INSIGHTS OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS
    • RELATED REPORTS

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